Mix-tunes of Arabic and Western music often sound a bit off and uncomfortable because of the colliding scales. But the Syrian-Dutch production of Gharib has a clever way of working around that. The band exists of Syrian singer/musician Gharib and four Dutch musicians and they bring a unique mix of eastern (Arabic) and western music, which is immersive, danceable and melancholic.
The typical Dabke music is a real party starter at Arabic weddings, but you also see it more and more in The Netherlands. The dance is originally very traditional but a lot of urban dancers make a mix with hip hop and modern dance. We will learn you the basics, that everyone can follow. You will love it!
Matrub مطروب is the alter ego of mps Pilot, one of Hollands best known tropical/world dj’s and producers and during his shows he showcases a worldwide and modern repertoire. Especially for this Dabke Night, Matrub will play a set of Arabic rhythms that will keep you dancing all night long.
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For a small price you can enjoy amazing tasty homemade Arabic diches like Tabouleh, Humous, Kibbeh and all kinds of sweets that you can’t resist.